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Tony Schumacher name-dropped his way into the Gainesville Raceway record book Sunday as winningest NHRA Top Fuel driver in the history of the famed Florida facility.
Schumacher’s victory over Don Schumacher Racing teammate Antron Brown in the final of the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals was the fifth for “The Sarge,” an eight-time world […]

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Truex On Pole For 600
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Martin Truex Jr. edged Sprint All-Star race winner Joey Logano for the Coca-Cola 600 pole in qualifying Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The No. 1 starting position was Truex’s first at the 1.5-mile track, his second this season and the ninth of his career.
“We were not that good […]

Fri, 05/27/16 – 5:41 | Comments Off on Truex On Pole For 600
RT’s Mike Harris Has Seen It All At Indianapolis
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – The 100th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing”, the Indianapolis 500, has struck a chord among at least some of the sporting public.
After years of trying to regain the panache that made the Indy 500 the biggest single day sporting event in the world, the buzz is […]

Thu, 05/26/16 – 18:34 | 2 Comments
Haas F1 Geared Up For Its First Monaco GP
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During the early years of his driving career, Juan Pablo Montoya could be aggravatingly aloof before, during and after races. It was like he viewed showing interest – much less respect – for anything as a sign of weakness.
After winning America’s beloved Indianapolis 500 in 2000 – on his first […]

Thu, 05/26/16 – 15:24 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Geared Up For Its First Monaco GP
Video: Indy’s Yellow Submarine Revisited
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John Sturbin visits with an old, familiar friend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum.
(Video by Really Really Big Industries, Inc.)

Thu, 05/26/16 – 9:21 | One Comment
Team Owners Dominate Hall’s Class of 2017
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Three car owners and two drivers were named Wednesday as the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s 2017 inductees while Martinsville Speedway founder H. Clary Earles was selected as the Landmark Award winner.
Team owners Richard Childress, Rick Hendrick and Raymond Parks will join NASCAR champion and TV personality Benny […]

Wed, 05/25/16 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Team Owners Dominate Hall’s Class of 2017
Newgarden Blossoms In Race Day Conditions
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Josef Newgarden’s Pole Day pity party officially reached closing time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Monday afternoon, when the rising American open-wheel star paced practice in conditions expected to mimic Sunday’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
All 33 entries turned laps around the 2.5-mile IMS oval during a 3.5-hour session scheduled […]

Tue, 05/24/16 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Newgarden Blossoms In Race Day Conditions
Schmidt Peterson A Big Story In The Making
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Team Inspiration, otherwise known as Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, ruled Pole Day qualifications at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday as the starting field was set for the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
James Hinchcliffe, who nearly lost his life on the 2.5-mile IMS oval one year ago in a crash […]

Mon, 05/23/16 – 10:57 | Comments Off on Schmidt Peterson A Big Story In The Making
Kalitta Makes It Three In Row
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Doug Kalitta hit a triple on Sunday.
Kalitta defeated Antron Brown in a peddle-fest to win the Top Fuel final at today’s NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka and it gave the Kalitta Motorsports driver a third straight victory.
The victory also padded Kalitta’s points lead in Top Fuel.
Also earning victories Sunday were Matt Hagan in […]

Sun, 05/22/16 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Kalitta Makes It Three In Row
Hinchcliffe Earns Pole For 100th Running Of Indy 500
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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One of the things that turns human beings into sports fanatics are great sports story lines. James Hinchcliffe is working on a beauty of a story this month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
On Sunday at IMS, Hinchcliffe won the pole for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
He did it in […]

Sun, 05/22/16 – 16:57 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Earns Pole For 100th Running Of Indy 500
Flat Spot On: Under a Full Moon in Charlotte…
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – The Charlotte Motor Speedway bills its late-May racing extravaganza as the Ten Days of Thunder. This year it began with One Day (and Night) of Wonder.
A strange format that included a winner’s purse of $1million left a lot of questions marks in the air as well as […]

Sun, 05/22/16 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Under a Full Moon in Charlotte…